FAQ - frequently asked questions

Q: What is the difference between sprouts and microgreens?
A: sprouts are consumed as a whole, with stems and seeds, usually shortly after germination.
Microgreens, on the other hand, are drawn on or in breeding media such as fleece pads from hemp or coconut, earth or hydrocultures. As soon as the first leaves, the so -called cotyledons, are fully trained, they are consumed. The lowest stem section and the root are disposed of with the breeding medium.

Q: Which is the best place for growing my microgreens?
A: It is best to thrive at temperatures between 18 and 24 ° C. It is therefore best to grow in areas such as the kitchen.

Q: Why do my sprouts smell?
A: Certain types of sprouts, e.g. cross -flowerers such as cabbage, radish or mustard, released mustard oils. The sulfur contained therein results in the typical smell, which can be perceived as uncomfortable.

Q: How long does it take for microgreens to be harvested?
A: Depending on the variety, the microgreens are harvested within 5 days to 10 days after sowing.

Q: Why are the microgreens covered after sowing?
A: Some seeds germinate better if they are dark and protected for 1-2 days.

Q: How often should I water my microgreens?
A: Usually it is enough to supply the Greens once with water. It is a natural product and plants that can react and grow differently despite artificial and constant cultivation conditions. So it is good to check whether you still have enough water.

Q: My question cannot be found in this FAQ list. What should I do?
A: Then please send us an email to info@yourgreens.eu. We look forward to answering your questions and thus also being able to help other users.